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Volunteering Opportunities – Peterborough


We have a number of opportunities for volunteers at Metal for Summer / Autumn 2014 and we would love you to join us. There is a short description of the options below but please do drop in to find out more. We will be holding a drop in event for Volunteers on Tuesday 22nd July […]

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Liverpool Art Prize Winner Announced


On Wednesday 18 June at an Awards Ceremony at Edge Hill Station Tabitha Jussa was announced as this year’s Liverpool Art Prize winner. For the second year running the overall prize went to the same winner as the People’s Choice. The judges were unanimous in their decision and Pavel Buchler announced the awards following a speech by […]

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Gold for Jeni Cairn’s and Sophie Antonelli Metal Peterboroughs Garden


The Metal Peterborough garden at Hampton Court Flower Show, designed by Jeni Cairns in partnership with Sophie Antonelli from the Green Back Yard,  has just been awarded a Gold Medal and Best in its Category of Summer Gardens. This is extraordinary news for Jeni, Sophie and all the Peterborough artists who will be performing in […]

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We Can Play Liverpool 26th April


We Can Play is a project that brings together a group of 20 talented young musicians between the ages of 11 and 17 from across Liverpool and the neighbouring boroughs (Knowsley, Halton, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral). The aim of the project is to give young people the opportunity to experiment with new techniques and styles […]

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Application Now Open ‘Metal Residency Award’


Applications for the two residency based awards, part of the Liverpool Art Prize are now open; Metal’s Studio Award, open to artists based across the UK, and Metal’s International Residency to Shanghai, open to any North West based artist. The application forms are below:   Metal International Residency Award Click here for International Residency Award application Deadline […]

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Village Green Competition


VILLAGE GREEN Competition Were you there?! Could you spot yourself amongst a sea of 2013’s Village Green festival-goers? If you think you can, you could be a winner! Metal will be posting a crowd shot from VG2013 every Wednesday for the next 10 weeks on our Facebook page. If you find yourself amongst the sun-kissed faces, tag […]

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Indie-Vision Mentor Announced


Four mentors will be supporting the Research and Development LAB at Peterborough for project Indie-Vision.  These sessions will be lead by national practitioners, curators and historians working in poster design, PR, advertising and social media, and will support the selected cohort with their designs through action research. The mentors will include… Simon Collister is senior lecturer in […]

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Village Green 2014 Marketplace


Stalls opportunities for artists and craft makers at this year’s Village Green on 12 July: Artist Stalls Would you like to expose and sell your Artwork and bespoke designs? · Free trader tickets (2 per stall) · Fantastic opportunity to get your art ‘out there’ in front of a captive audience (30,000 who are already culturally interested) · Networking / having fun […]

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We Can Play Session, 22nd March


On Saturday 22 March we held our second session with the new We Can Play group of talented young musicians, led by the renowned British composer Bill Connor with staff from the Music Education Hub Resonate. The group have begun getting to grips with playing without sheet music and improvising their own compositions. Metal are […]

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